Updated Dec 2, 2016

  • St. Joseph Charter Township has extended yard waste pickup through December 8th!  The last sweep of the Township will be done on Friday, December 9th.
  • Christmas Trees will be collected January 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th.  Please be sure to have your tree out by the road on your regular scheduled day for that week!
  • At the November 21, 2016 St. Joseph Charter Township Board of Trustees meeting an ordinance was adopted establishing and implementing a program to recover user fees and costs for the deployment of public safety (police, and/or fire, and/or ambulance) services rendered by St. Joseph Charter Township.  Copies of the ordinance are available at the Township Hall, 3000 Washington Ave, St. Joseph, Michigan  49085.  Click here to view the ordinance.  
  • At the November 21, 2016 St. Joseph Charter Township Board of Trustees meeting an ordinance was approved to adopt a zoning change on Niles Road.  A copy of the ordinance amendment has been posted in the lobby at the Township Hall.  Click here to view the ordinance.
  • Winter tax bills were mailed out on November 30th.  If you have not received your tax bill by December 10th, please call Jan Lausch at (269) 932-0269 and let her know.
  • Please note the following dates that the Township Hall will be closed:

                    Friday, December 23rd - Christmas Weekend

                    Monday, December 26th - Day After Christmas

  • St. Joseph Charter Township COMMUNITY VISION:

                                         Front Cover

                                         Letter from the Township / Table of Contents / Acknowledgements

                                         Introduction / Purpose

                                         Planning Process / Community Engagement

                                         Vision / Goals / Future Opportunities Map

                                         Project Guide 1: An Inter-Connected Recreation Network

                                         Project Guide 1: Illustrations

                                         Project Guide 2: St. Joseph River Bridge

                                         Project Guide 2: Conceptual Rendering

                                         Project Guide 3: Multimodal & Place-Based Corridors

                                         Project Guide 3: Proposed Niles Avenue Section & Plan

                                         Graphic Preference Survey Results

                                         Graphic Preference Survey Results

                                         Future Land Use Map

                                         Project Financing / Next Steps

                                         Back Cover

  • A new Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Law went into effect on July 1, 2015. Please feel free to review the updated documents below, and if you have any questions, contact the Township Clerk at (269) 429-7703.

                                         FOIA Request Detailed Cost Itemization

                                         FOIA Procedures and Guidelines

                                         FOIA Public Inspection of Records Policy

                                         FOIA Public Summary of Procedures and Guidelines

                                         FOIA Request for Public Records

  • Property tax information is available online at https://www.is.bsasoftware.com. Our information is listed under “Berrien County Municipalities”. Tax inquiries for property owners are free for any property that they own. All other inquiries are charged $2.00 each. You may look at the history of the taxes for your property for the last twenty years, see current information, and print off duplicate bill information.

    Just follow the directions to set up your account.

    If you have any questions, please contact the Treasurer’s Office at (269) 932-0269.

Updated Dec 2, 2016

Special Meetings

  • When scheduled, links to special meeting information will appear below.

Township Meetings

Township Board of Trustees 1st Monday of the Month 12 pm - Workshop 6 pm - Regular Meeting

Planning Commission 6:30 pm - 2nd Tuesday Bi-Monthly

Zoning Board of Appeals 7 pm - 2nd Wednesday (As Requested)

Meetings are held at the Township Hall and are open to the Public.

2016 Dates the Office will be Closed

Friday, January 1st - New Year's Day

Friday, March 25th - Spring Holiday

Friday, May 27th & Monday, May 30th - Memorial Day Weekend

Friday, July 1st & Monday, July 4th - Fourth of July Weekend

Friday, September 2nd & Monday, September 5th - Labor Day Weekend

Thursday, November 24th & Friday, November 25th - Thanksgiving

Friday, December 23rd & Monday, December 26th - Christmas